luncheon meat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n luncheon meat any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold
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Usage

In literature:

After luncheon, consisting of soup with big lumps of meat, dry bread and tea, we moved out.
"Beasts, Men and Gods" by Ferdinand Ossendowski
If such is the case, the luncheon consists of cold meats, ham, tongue, roast beef, etc.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
When served with meat gravy, barley prepared in this manner makes a very appetizing and satisfying luncheon dish.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
When it is made of meat, such as veal, it can be used as the main dish for luncheon or supper.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
More substantial salads, prepared with cold meat or fish, form appetizing luncheon or breakfast dishes.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
This dish replaces meat for luncheon.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
It was luncheon-time with that Lipan war-party, and they were hard at work on their supplies of dried venison and cold roast buffalo-meat.
"The Talking Leaves" by William O. Stoddard
With sandwiches made of biscuits and condensed meat, we eked out a luncheon.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
LUNCHEON is usually, in this country, either a forlorn meal of cold meat or hash, or else a sort of early dinner, both of which are a mistake.
"Culture and Cooking" by Catherine Owen
First, Happy brought them a delicious luncheon, with plenty of twigs and hay for the camel and dromedary and meat for the Cowardly Lion.
"The Royal Book of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
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In news:

Fans of our favorite canned pink luncheon meat will gather on Oahu's south shore this weekend for the 10th annual Waikiki Spam Jam Festival.
It means you have fresh meat for New Year's luncheon - opossum with sweet potato stuffing, hawg jowl, turnip greens and, of course, black-eyed peas.
Who knew a luncheon meat would get its very own holiday.
Few foods taste better than a well-made sandwich, and despite the traditionally high fat and sodium content of many luncheon meats, delis' popularity continues unabated even in an era of growing health consciousness.
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